First State Asian Eq Plus I USD Inc (FUND:3331882) - Fund price - Overview

Fund Report

First State Asian Equity Plus Fund Class I (Distributing) USD

Key Stats
Morningstar® CategoryAsia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity
Manager NameMartin Lau
Inception Date14/07/2003
NAV 18/01/2019USD 50.65
Day Change0.64%
12 Month Yield1.72%
ISINIE0032834883
SEDOL3331882
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
Net Assets (mil) 31/12/20183,655.99 USD
Wrapper AvailabilityAll
Our Minimum Initial Investment1,500.00 USD
Pricing FrequencyDaily
Dealing Cut off Time09:00:00
Regular InvestmentNo
Actual Initial Charge0.00%
Exit Charge-
Custody ChargeYes
Ongoing Cost1.58%
AMC1.50%
Fund Rebate-

Morningstar Rating™

5 Stars

Morningstar Sustainability Rating

Above Average

Above Average


Sustainability Rating as of 30/11/2018

Benchmarks

Fund Benchmark

MSCI AC Asia Pac Ex JPN NR USD

Morningstar® Benchmark

MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD

Morningstar Analyst Rating™

Gold

Growth Of 10,000 (USD) 31/12/2018

How has this security performed
201320142015201620172018
Fund4.2713.71-2.782.0036.82-5.45
Category3.432.27-8.875.8133.95-13.95
Benchmark3.412.82-9.376.7536.99-13.92
  • Fund: First State Asian Equity Plus Fund Class I (Distributing) USD
  • Category: Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity
  • Benchmark: MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex Japan NR USD
Trailing Returns % (USD) 18/01/2019
FundCatBmark
YTD2.784.284.61
3 Years Annualised14.2112.6514.04
5 Years Annualised8.824.244.63
10 Years Annualised13.4410.3411.08

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Investment Objective

The Fund invests primarily in securities in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). Such companies will be selected on the basis of their high dividend yields and their potential for long term capital appreciation. The Investment Manager will select investments which it believes offer the potential for sustainable above average dividend yields in addition to price appreciation.

Portfolio Profile31/12/2018

Morningstar Style Box®

Equity Style

Large, Mid, SmallSize
Value, Blend, Growth
Style
Top Holdings
NameSector%
IncreaseDecreaseNew since last portfolio
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Technology4.92
IncreaseHDFC Bank Ltd Financial Services4.65
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd Financial Services3.56
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd Financial Services3.44
CSL Ltd Healthcare3.38
Asset Allocation %
LongShortNet
Stocks94.330.0094.33
Bonds0.000.000.00
Cash5.070.005.07
Other0.600.000.60
Top Stock Regions
Region%
Asia - Emerging46.25
Asia - Developed38.27
Japan6.90
Australasia4.87
United States3.71
Top Stock Sectors
Stock Sector%
Technology25.73
Financial Services24.92
Consumer Defensive16.82
Industrials9.15
Healthcare7.14
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